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Doc’s Recipe: “Dumb Dumb” Simple Tailgate Pork Chops

MAIN:        “Dumb Dumb” Simple Tailgate Pork Chops

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This is a tasty & simple recipe suitable if your spouse is keeping away from gameday prep.

This is a healthier option than the normal pan-frying method. But if you wish, serve it up that way.

If you like these, none for the annoying spouse!

Gridiron Chef “Doc”


6 Lg. Loin Pork Chops (any chops will do, but center-cut is best for this recipe)

Salt & Pepper to taste

3 Cups    of Fine Dry Italian Bread Crumbs.

1 Sm. Pkg. of Dry Italian Dressing Mix.

2 Tablespoons of Fresh Grated Parmesan Cheese.

1 Tablespoon – Powdered Garlic.

1 Bottle – Ranch Dressing


Preheat Oven to 375 F degrees.

1. Season each chop with salt and pepper.

2. Stir Bread Crumbs, Italian Dressing Mix, Parmesan, & Powdered Garlic in a large bowl

3. Pour approx. 6 oz. of ranch dressing evenly out into a large plate.

4. Line a baking pan with tinfoil. Spray the tinfoil with cooking spray or grease by any means.

5. Coat each pork chop on each side (including edges) with the ranch dressing; then put the chop into the breadcrumbs and coat it well on all sides; (Double dip with dressing and breadcrumb mix if you wish); Add more ranch dressing to the plate as needed.

6. Place your breaded pork chops onto the greased pan.

7. Bake chops for 35-45 minutes (or until optimum temperature). Chops should not exceed 160 F degrees. Remove chops and let them rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Best served with a crispy hoppy IPA.

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